Joe Pye (Sweet)

$5.50

Eupatorium purpureum

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Plant in 2.5 x 2.5 x 3.5 inch plastic pot

Light: part shade
Moisture: medium to wet
Soil: loam
Mature Height: 7 feet

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Description

Similar species to Spotted Joe Pye in growth and requirements, but Sweet Joe Pye is tolerant of shade. Pink blooms emerge later in fall on top of seven foot stems. Vanilla-scented flowers attract monarchs, swallowtails, and other butterflies.  Height and spread make this plant perfect for a border or the back of a garden. Prefers medium to moist loam soil, but it more particular about moisture than soil type.

Ontario Hardiness Zone: 3 to 7 (Find out your Hardiness Zone here)

How to tell the two Joe Pye species apart?

Spotted Joe Pye (Eupatorium Maculatum) has dark purple spotted stems all the way up.

Sweet Joe Pye (Eupatorium purpureum) has stems that are purple only at the leaf nodes.

Additional information

Weight.1 kg
Dimensions6 × 6 × 30 cm
Light Requirements

Partial Shade

Moisture Requirements

Medium, Moist

Soil Requirements

Loam

Pollinators

Butterflies

Flower Colour

light pink

Bloom Period

Fall